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IND vs WI 2nd Test: Playing against West Indies, Virat Kohli scored his 29th Test century on Friday.
IND vs WI 2nd Test: Playing against the West Indies, Virat Kohli completed his 29th Test century on Friday. Reactions from all over the world are being seen on social media for scoring a century in the 500th match. At the same time, great batsman Sachin Tendulkar has also congratulated him on his century. Sachin uploaded a story for Virat on his Instagram account on the completion of his century. Virat Kohli has completed his century at Port of Spain on the same ground on which Sachin scored a century against West Indies (IND vs WI) in the year 2002.
Virat played a brilliant inning of 121 runs in the first innings of the second Test match. While Sachin scored 117 runs on this ground. He uploaded the story on the social media account for Virat Kohli getting close to the record of veteran Sachin. Along with the photo of Kohli celebrating his century, Sachin wrote, “Another day, another century by Virat Kohli, well played”,
After this century in the second Test, Virat Kohli has completed 76 centuries in international cricket. Along with this, he has also broken Sachin Tendulkar’s record of scoring 75 runs in 500 matches. Currently he is the active player with the most number of centuries. He completed his 29th century in Test cricket by hitting his signature shot cover drive off Shannon Gabriel. This century of Kohli on foreign soil has come out after a full five years. Earlier in the year 2018, he scored a century against Australia in Perth. At the same time, this is his 12th century against the West Indies.
Apart from Kohli, supporting him on the pitch, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja also scored a half-century. Jadeja scored the 19th half-century of his Test career. India has scored 438 runs in the innings. By the end of the first day, the West Indies team has lost one wicket for 86 runs.